Federal Subsidies

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State-based exchanges tough to pull off

States should proceed with caution if they decide to set up state-based marketplaces, according to a recent article from the  Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), because  performance benchmarks and start-up costs vary greatly. 

Healthcare stocks surge after King v. Burwell decision

Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling upholding Affordable Care Act subsidies in  King v. Burwell  is already having a positive impact on healthcare stocks in the hospital and insurance sectors, according to the Associated Press.

Landmark King v. Burwell ruling: Industry reacts, looks to future

The Supreme Court released its long-awaited opinion on  King v. Burwell  this morning in a 6-3 vote to uphold the Affordable Care Act's federal subsidies.

Supreme Court upholds ACA's federal subsidies 6-3

The Supreme Court ruled that federal health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act are legal in a 6-3  ruling  on  King v. Burwell  this morning. 

King v. Burwell ruling could cause consumers' health insurance premiums to skyrocket

If the Supreme Court rules in favor of the plaintiffs in  King v. Burwell, federal exchange customers' average annual health insurance premiums could rise by $3,300 in 2015, according to an analysis by healthcare advisory firm Avalere.

King ruling could stop big 5 insurers' stocks in their tracks

If the U.S. Supreme Court rules against subsidies in the King v. Burwell case, the five biggest five insurers in the nation could see their stock prices, which have been steadily rising, take a nosedive.

King v. Burwell: What you need to know leading up to the Supreme Court decision

Sometime this month--perhaps even days from now--the Supreme Court will release its long-awaited ruling on the  King v. Burwell  case. Here's a brief refresher on what you need to know about the case and its potential impact throughout the industry. 

Cloud-based version of Healthcare.gov may save states after King v. Burwell

States that find themselves in need of an insurance exchange in the wake of the King v. Burwell verdict may be in luck thanks to a cloud-based version of Healthcare.gov.

Obama: 'The Affordable Care Act doesn't need fixing'

President Barack Obama  told reporters Monday morning at the G-7 summit in Germany that the Supreme Court never should have heard the  King v. Burwell  case regarding the legality of federal subsidies.

Employer-sponsored coverage remains stable

Employer-sponsored health insurance coverage--which was in decline prior to implementation of the Affordable Care Act--remained stable from June 2013 to March 2015.